Top-Shelf Brands Driving Resurgent Bourbon Category

RICK ADAMCZAK | Ohio Tavern News Staff Writer
Published: 09/06/2006

To spot the latest trends in bourbon and American whiskies, look no further than the top shelf - that's what's selling these days in those categories, the good stuff.Bourbon sales overall in the United States rose a sluggish 3.1 percent from 2002 through 2005, but sales of high-end premiums rose 6.9 percent and super premium sales increased a robust 11.